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Jon Sutton reports from the 2014 Idea Conference in Billund, Denmark.

Ali Haggett gives a historical perspective

Roger Kingerlee, Duncan Precious, Luke Sullivan and John Barry consider the design of male-specific services and interventions

If the principal function of health services is to keep people alive and well, then the disproportionately high male suicide rate alone suggests that the needs of men are not being optimally...

Linda Morison, Christina Trigeorgis and Mary John investigate

A man entering mainstream NHS psychological services will correctly perceive this world to be predominantly populated by women. He might wonder if such services are meant for him – will he be...

Peter Branney, Karl Witty and Ian Eardley call for a consideration of masculinity in understanding and treating the disease

A disease of the anatomical or social body, cancer raises fears about the uncontrollable division and multiplication of some abnormality that will lead ultimately to the destruction of those very...

Jennie Williams, David Stephenson and Frank Keating on how gender inequality is interwoven with other dimensions in society

This article highlights the centrality of gender for men’s mental health and illustrates how it interacts with other systems of inequality. A key argument is that societal expectations of men...

Martin Seager and David Wilkins address the need for this special feature on male psychology

Despite the fact that providers of public health and care services are under a statutory duty to tackle gender inequalities, it is still often overlooked that gender inequalities affect men as...

We sought views on September’s Scottish independence referendum. Here we publish three replies and encourage you to continue the debate.

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